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Sheer magic: today’s wood stains

Stains now come in a wide range of exciting shades, and are a perfect way to add colour to timber. more

Sheer magic: today’s wood stains
 
Square square colour information iconResene Gypsy Queen
is a Romany purple, full of frivolity, fantasy and wild spirits.
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Let nature lead you

Many successful interior colour schemes take nature as their inspiration. more

Let nature lead you

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Amanda tackles an 80s makeover

Sparkling sea views, a scenic reserve next door… it’s not rocket science as to why the colour palette for this Auckland home was inspired by ... more

Amanda tackles an 80s makeover

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Grey and indigo: the new deep neutrals

Paler greys, inky blues and shades of indigo are turning up on walls everywhere. Here's how to get the look. more

Grey and indigo: the new deep neutrals
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Square square colour information iconResene Shirley Temple
is a flash of spirited orange with a soft edge of rose hiding within it.
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Square square colour information iconResene Bonanza
is a velvety fresh toned pink, warm and prosperous.
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THIS IS THE LATEST! Win: A little luxury

The beautiful Koha shower collection features innovative Methven Satinjet® technology ... more

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An unlikely colour combo

Red, yellow, grey – stylist Vanessa Nouwens shows us how to make this colour combo work for you. more

An unlikely colour combo

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Kate and Dave take to the country

This couple left the bright city lights and moved to a peaceful homestead in the countryside. more

Kate and Dave take to the country

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Resene Total Colour Awards: winners announced!

A rainbow of waterfront buildings, playfully-coloured ceilings and a retro coastal bach – some of the highlights from last night’s Resene Total Colour Awards. more

Resene Total Colour Awards: winners announced!

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5 fab colour-shot kitchens

Still wedded to the idea of a white kitchen? These colourful kitchens might change your mind. more

5 fab colour-shot kitchens

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Learn how to create this gorgeous study

LeeAnn Yare uses a palette of summery pastels for this gorgeous study. See how you can too. more

Learn how to create this gorgeous study

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How to fake it

Hyper-realistic imagery, clever use of paint, and more tricks to fake it (in the very best way) in the home. more

How to fake it

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Talia and Chris cross to the dark ...

A love affair with black and white extends to this couple's recently renovated Dunedin villa. more

Talia and Chris cross to the dark side

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Resene's new collection of colours

Resene's latest The Range fashion fandeck has been released, introducing a rich array of exciting new colours. more

Resene's new collection of colours

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Fashion forward

The little black dress takes a back seat, as fashion students unveil designs inspired by different shades of Resene paint. more

Fashion forward

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These are two lucky kids

The Plimmer kids were in for a treat when their parents inherited money from a relative – both getting a colourful bedroom makeover and a ... more

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Be a glamazon

Who doesn’t like a dash of glitz, a bit of bling and lashings of glamour? more

Be a glamazon

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1 look, 4 ways: open-plan living and ...

In an excerpt from our popular Habitat Plus interior colour schemes booklet, we check out how different a living area and dining room can look ... more

1 look, 4 ways: open-plan living and dining room

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Cosy up with colour

It took a while – not that we’re complaining – but winter is now here in full force. All it takes is a couple of ... more

Cosy up with colour

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Debra's bold experiment with colour

Walk into the home of Debra Yearsley, and you’ll quickly recognise her love of colour. But when the Yearsley family first moved into their 1980s ... more

Debra's bold experiment with colour

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Clever ways with staircases

We run up and down it daily, and yet the staircase is a part of the household that often gets overlooked – but with clever ... more

Clever ways with staircases

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Susan and Jeremy's life beyond white

Sure, Susan Templer is in a lucky position. As an interior designer she has the skill to choose a range of colours for her house ... more

Susan and Jeremy's life beyond white

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Retro, metro or pops of colour

This cosy dining room with a Scandi-bent featured in the Winter 2014 issue of habitat magazine. We had two experts suggest an alternative scheme. more

Retro, metro or pops of colour

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The power of purple

Purple is one of those colours that we can't seem to get enough of. Other on-trend colours swirl about our interiors while purple, and its ... more

The power of purple

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1 room, 4 ways

We’ve all done it – pondered long and hard over the paint colour charts, worried over our interior colours, bought armfuls of Resene testpots to ... more

1 room, 4 ways

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Monde and Michael's role reversal

For Monde Norden and her American-born husband Michael Glazer, their home overlooking Karekare beach on Auckland’s west coast seems a million miles away from the ... more

Monde and Michael's role reversal

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6 rainbow-bright reader projects

At Habitat by Resene we get to see all sorts of creative ideas, submitted by our readers. Here’s a selection of the clever things you ... more

6 rainbow-bright reader projects

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